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Are the New York Islanders For Real?

#457334874 / gettyimages.com The start to the New York Islanders season has gone about as well as anyone could have hoped.  The Islanders have started the season 4-0-0 and have been one of the most talked about teams since before the season began.  Many are now considering the Islanders as a playoff team because of their successful start. Optimism hit Long Island late this preseason...
Via Beyond The Benches
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 4: New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins

New York Islanders (4-0-0) at Pittsburgh Penguins (2-1-0) 7:00 PM - ROOT Sports Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Pens lost a tough one Thursday night against Dallas.  They’ll look to bounce back tonight against an Islanders team that is undefeated thanks in part to playing Carolina twice.  Games like Thursday night just happen.  You can pick it apart and look...
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Winners and Losers in Boychuk Trade

Boychuk and Kyle Okposo  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)Most Boston Bruin fans were not a fan of the Johnny Boychuk trade from day one. Most fans weren’t even a fan of it in theory. But now that the initial shock has worn off, where have the pieces fallen? Well, let’s just say that now most Bruins fans really, really, really, don’t like the Johnny Boychuk trade.In the four games...
Via BruinsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Best and worst from the first week of 2014-15

The first week of the NHL season is in the books. Here is the best and worst from the first week. Best of the week New York Islanders The Islanders are 3-0 to start the season.  They beat Carolina in their first two games but beating the Rangers 6-3 at MSG was a notice to every team in the East.  Brock Nelson has 4 goals in 3 games to start the season. Picking up Johnny Boychuk...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Best and worst from the first week of 2014-15

The first week of the NHL season is in the books. Here is the best and worst from the first week. Best of the week New York Islanders The Islanders are 3-0 to start the season.  They beat Carolina in their first two games but beating the Rangers 6-3 at MSG was a notice to every team in the East.  Brock Nelson has 4 goals in 3 games to start the season. Picking up Johnny Boychuk...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Takeaways From First Week Of 2014-15 NHL Season

The first week of the 2014-15 NHL season is in the books. While some teams are making early statements with impressive performances such as the New York Islanders, San Jose Sharks and New Jersey Devils, other clubs, including the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres are putting themselves in an early hole with three losses already. Let’s take a look at five takeaways...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

3. Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins. Take Back On The Boychuk Trade? Please?

Apologies in advance for any spelling or grammar errors, I just finished rinsing the bleach out of my eyes from Thursday night’s Bruins game, brought to you by Planned Parenthood. Man, the Bruins were bad the other night. When you’re facing a goalie as prone to catastrophe as Jimmy Howard, it’s probably in your best interest to put more than 17 shots on net. Combined with...
Via Days of Y'Orr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Scores Goal, Adds Two Assists In Islanders Debut (Video)

New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk wasted no time making an impact for his new team. In his first game with Isles, the recently acquired blueliner opened the scoring Friday night against the Carolina Hurricanes during a first-period power play. Boychuk — who was playing his first regular-season game since being traded by the Boston Bruins on Oct. 4 —  fired a slap...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders start season strong, rout 'Canes

It was a night of impressive Game 1s, led by center Brock Nelson (two goals, two assists). John Tavares had three assists and newcomer Johnny Boychuk a goal and two assists. The Islanders led 2-0 after the first period and 3-0 after the second, all on power-play goals. Goalie Jaroslav Halak (21 saves) allowed three three-period goals after two strong periods, including a stop on a 5-on-2 break.
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson, Boychuk help Islanders win season opener against Hurricanes

  Brock Nelson had two goals and two assists, Johnny Boychuk added a goal and two assists in his Islanders debut, and New York beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Friday night. Key free-agent acquisition Mikhail Grabovski had a goal, Travis Hamonic also scored one and John Tavares had three assists in his return after injuring his knee during the Olympics. Boychuk -- picked up from...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Boston Bruins Preview: Winning Stanley Cup Top Priority For B’s

The Boston Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy for the second time in franchise history last season, but the 2013-14 campaign ended in heartbreak with a seven-game, second-round playoff series loss to the rival Montreal Canadiens. Despite losing a 30-goal scorer in Jarome Iginla and a top-four defenseman in Johnny Boychuk during the offseason, Boston’s roster is well set up for...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should replace Johnny Boychuk?

Photo: Bruins.nhl.comThe Boston Bruins made a bold move last Saturday trading Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders for draft picks. This was a surprise to many and leaves a void on the second defense line. Luckily for the Bruins, they have solid options to pair with Dennis Seidenberg.Matt Bartkowski was paired with Dennis Seidenberg during the final two preseason games. Bartkowski...
Via BruinsLife
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Torey Krug: Bruins Defense Must Fill Johnny Boychuk’s Role As A Group

The Boston Bruins enjoyed a team-building trip to Vermont this weekend, but there was one notable difference from years past: the absence of defenseman Johnny Boychuk, who was traded to the New York Islanders on Saturday. And while there’ll be a hole in the Bruins’ blue line without Boychuk, fellow D-man Torey Krug said the rest of the guys need to be wary of trying to fill...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Expecting To Have Bigger Role With New York Islanders

Getting traded from a Stanley Cup contender to a team that has only made the playoffs once in the last seven years might be disheartening for some players. But for Johnny Boychuk, who was traded Saturday from the Boston Bruins to the New York Islanders, it’s a chance to prove his worth as a top player on a team’s blueline. “I know that I’m going to be having a bigger role...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Photoshop Eulogy—NO! I DON’T WANNA! I DON’T WANNA!

As is customary when the Bruins trade someone we murder Peter Chiarelli in his sleep we here at Days of Y’Orr say goodbye the only way we can: with photoshops. Johnny Boychuk was our second favorite Boston Bruins behind Shawn Thornton. We made no bones about it. If we were teenage girls we would probably call him “Bae” and re-crustify the sock nailed to the wall at DOY HQ....
Via Days of Y'Orr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Get ready for your heart to break

For the first time in #Isles Orange & Blue, Johnny Boychuk & @ledpipe08! pic.twitter.com/CPRqRKxcdv — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) October 6, 2014 Remissness Boychuk’s career with some Johnny Boychuk Facts.
Via Days of Y'Orr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Make Necessary Trade Of Johnny Boychuk To Islanders

#489182035 / gettyimages.com The Boston Bruins made some desperately needed cap space, and the New York Islanders shored up their defense, with a trade that sent Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk to the Islanders in return for two second round picks and a conditional third round pick. The Boychuk trade was largely considered a cap casualty for the Bruins. The organization had said...
Via Beyond The Benches
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Boychuk won't rule out return to Bruins

Johnny Boychuk took a day to collect his thoughts, commiserate a little bit and simply wrap his brain around the fact that he was no longer a member of the Boston Bruins. But the B’s defenseman woke up on Sunday morning, and phoned CSNNE.com as he was driving to TD Garden to pick up his equipment and his sticks before heading to Long Island to meet up with his new Isles teammates...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins react to Johnny Boychuk trade

After six seasons with the Boston Bruins, Johnny Boychuk was traded to the New York Islanders in exchange for two second round draft picks and a conditional 2015 third round pick. Following the Bruins 4-3 exhibition loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, players and coaches reacted to the trade. “It stings for everybody, and it stung for me too and the coaching staff and even...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Post Boychuk Defense

Yesterday the Bruins traded away arguably their second best defenseman in Johnny Boychuk, sending him to the New York Islanders for a slew of draft picks. It was an obvious cap dump that now puts the Boston defensive group in a bit of a shamble. Before Boychuk the Bruins had an established number one defenseman (Chara), a budding number one defenseman who still needs to progress...
Via Days of Y'Orr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Julien: Bruins ‘Disappointed’ To See Johnny Boychuk Leave (Video)

Defenseman Johnny Boychuk was traded from the Boston Bruins to the New York Islanders for a pair of second-round picks and a conditional third-rounder Saturday. The front office was faced with a difficult decision, as the Bruins’ salary cap situation forced them into making the deal. It has been anticipated the past few weeks that a deal would take place and likely include either...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Brickley: Bruins ‘Got Weakened’ By Johnny Boychuk Trade (Video)

The Boston Bruins made a major move just days before they began their regular season. The B’s traded veteran defenseman Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders on Saturday in exchange for multiple draft picks. The move gives Boston more cap flexibility, but Boychuk was a team- and fan-favorite who certainly will be missed. After the Bruins’ preseason finale against the Detroit...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk was upset with trade to Islanders

Johnny Boychuk’s trade from the Boston Bruins to the New York Islanders was a pretty big surprise. Trade rumors were swirling around Boychuk for quite some time, but it’s safe to say that very few people correctly guessed that the Islanders would be his new team. How did Boychuk feel about the move? Apparently he was pretty upset. Not an easy meeting with Boychuk. Chiarelli:...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk was upset with trade to Islanders

Johnny Boychuk’s trade from the Boston Bruins to the New York Islanders was a pretty big surprise. Trade rumors were swirling around Boychuk for quite some time, but it’s safe to say that very few people correctly guessed that the Islanders would be his new team. How did Boychuk feel about the move? Apparently he was pretty upset. Not an easy meeting with Boychuk. Chiarelli:...
Via Bloguin Best
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Trade Analysis: Bruins Blue Line Depth Still Strong

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk was traded to the New York Islanders on Saturday for three draft picks (one of which is conditional) in a move that impacts the team’s roster on many levels. The most notable area is the salary cap situation. Boston was only about $500,000 under the cap ceiling Saturday morning, and moving Boychuk frees up $3.36 million in space that...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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